Who are usually the victims of dog bites?
Often, the victims of dog bites are children and the elderly. While injuries form dog bites are minor, some dog bite injuries can be serious and permanent, or even deadly. In addition, the victims of dog bites suffer emotional trauma. Injuries from dog bites may include: puncture wound, nerve damage, bone fractures, hand injuries, fear and anxiety, facial injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder and disfigurement. Any breed of dog can attack. However, most dog attacks occur on private property. Often, these types of attacks are caused by the dog owner’s negligence.
Other Dog Bite FAQs:
- Are dog bites a common occurrence?
- Are dog bites common in Texas?
- Are the dog bite laws the same across Texas?
- Do I need to take pictures after being bitten by a dog?
- How is liability for a dog bite established?
- My mother witnessed a dog attack and someone said there was a possibility of filing a bystander claim. Is that possible?
- What are the most common factors showing a dog owner knew or should have known their animal may be vicious?
- What compensation can I recover in a dog bite case?
- What happens if a dog not previously regarded as dangerous bites me?
- What is the current law in Texas in regard to dog bites?
- Who are usually the victims of dog bites?